FZ.4. Zeuxine Lindl.

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs with creeping rhizomes. Stems erect, leafy. Inflorescence terminal, erect. Flowers small (petals 4-6 mm in ours), not opening widely. Petals fused to the dorsal sepal to form a hood. Lateral sepals free to the base. Lip saccate at base, bearing 2 calli.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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elongata RolfeWNw

Other sources of information about Zeuxine:

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Flora of Botswana: Zeuxine
Flora of Malawi: Zeuxine
Flora of Zimbabwe: Zeuxine

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Zeuxine
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Zeuxine
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Zeuxine
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Zeuxine
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Zeuxine
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Zeuxine

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Zeuxine.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=404, retrieved 20 November 2017

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